Lost in Shangri-la: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II

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"A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush andimpenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame withgreat gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is atrue story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whew—what an utterly compelling and deeplysatisfying read!" —Simon Winchester, author of Atlantic Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoffunleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War IIrescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S.military personnel into a land that time forgot. Fans of Hampton Sides' Ghost Soldiers, Marcus Luttrell's Lone Survivor, and David Grann's The Lost Cityof Z will be captivated by Zuckoff's masterfullyrecounted, all-true story of danger, daring, determination, and discovery injungle-clad New Guinea during the final days of WWII.
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subject_facetAircraft accidents -- New Guinea
Airplane crash survival -- New Guinea
HISTORY / Military / World War II
HISTORY / Oceania
History, Modern -- 1945-1989
Modern history -- 1945-1989
Primitive societies -- New Guinea
Shipwreck survival -- New Guinea
Survival -- New Guinea
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- New Guinea
Survival at sea -- New Guinea
United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Search and rescue operations
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Missing in action -- New Guinea
World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- New Guinea
World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Search and rescue operations
title_displayLost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II
title_fullLost in Shangri-La : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II [electronic resource] / Mitchell Zuckoff
Lost in Shangri-La A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II / Mitchell Zuckoff
title_shortLost in Shangri-la
title_subA True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
topic_facetAerial operations, American
Aircraft accidents
Airplane crash survival
HISTORY / Oceania
History
History, Modern
Military
Missing in action
Modern history
Nonfiction
Primitive societies
Search and rescue operations
Shipwreck survival
Survival
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc
Survival at sea
World War, 1939-1945